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By Shylo Adams Ryerson students, reeling from reports of sexual assaults on and near the Toronto campus, met this week to openly talk about their fears and propose strategies for personal safety. “They aired their concerns,” said Marwa Hamad, a vice-president of the Ryerson Student Union, which organized the meetings Wednesday and Thursday. “They shared
By Jessy Bains The University of Toronto selected its first full-time Muslim chaplain earlier this week after conducting an extensive interview process. Amjad Tarsin, 28, a graduate of the Hartford Seminary in Connecticut, served as the full-time chaplain at Fairfield University in that state prior to being hired at U of T. In all, 20
Users report private messages appearing in timeline By Erin Eaton and Katherine Ward Some Facebook users across the globe are claiming that private messages from 2008 and 2009 are publicly viewable on their timeline. [youtube id=”XM4S69Mw7qA” width=”620″ height=”360″] An article about the issue was first posted by Metro France before spreading rapidly across the web.
Some of the memorable media moments of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford and his brother Coun. Doug Ford By Patricia Brotzel From Mayor Rob Ford’s difficulty on the road, to Coun. Doug Ford’s comments on the media, there has been a lot of coverage on the Fords’ behaviour. Monday October 24, 2011 Who’s the Mayor? This
By Sarah Rix The suspense and guessing end Monday evening when music fans find out which Canadian artist and album will take home the seventh annual Polaris Music Prize. Handed out at a gala at Toronto’s Masonic Temple – and accompanied by a $30,000 award – 10 short-listed musicians are vying for the honour. Although
Second largest premium television network is number one at the 2012 Emmy Awards By Julie Fish Cable dramas dominated the winner’s circle at the 2012 Emmy Awards Sunday night. HBO was the big winner, taking home 23 trophies and CBS came in second with 16 trophies. Emmy winners’ origins have shifted from commercial broadcasting networks
by Jeanette Liu The concept made popular in the film Jurassic Park, may no longer just be confined to the big screen. But no need to run, because scientists aren’t planning to bring to life the carnivorous tyrannosaurus rex. Instead, they’re talking about the possibility of resurrecting the now extinct woolly mammoth. An international team
By Matt Creed An increase in film productions in Toronto in 2011 could mean more jobs for Humber film and television grads. “Both last year and this year, there has been more productions in Ontario than ever before,” said Michael Glassbourg, program coordinator for Humber’s film and television program, in an interview with Humber News.